an ultraconservative organization, founded in December 1958 by Robert Welch, Jr., chiefly to combat alleged Communist activities in the U.S.
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How to use John Birch Society in a sentence
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
“The institution of marraige [sic] is under attack in our society and it needs to be strengthened,” Bush wrote.
Those are troubling numbers, for unfettered speech is not incidental to a flourishing society.
Compared with neighbors Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos, Cambodia appears to have a blossoming civil society.
Strangio is at his best when exposing what appears to be a flourishing civil society in Cambodia.
After all, may not even John Burns be human; may not Mr. Chamberlain himself have a heart that can feel for another?
Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
I haven't much time for seeing any one, except my patients, and the people I meet in society.
William has thus been happily able to report to the society the approaching conversion of M'Bongo and his imminent civilization.
Hamo in alluding to the early cultivation of tobacco by the colony, says, that John Rolfe was the pioneer tobacco planter.
British Dictionary definitions for John Birch Society
US politics a fanatical right-wing association organized along semisecret lines to fight Communism
Word Origin for John Birch Society
C20: named after John Birch (killed by Chinese communists 1945), American USAF captain whom its members regarded as the first cold-war casualty
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Cultural definitions for John Birch Society
A conservative organization prominent in the 1950s and 1960s. The society was particularly concerned with the dangers of communism, and its views were considered extreme by most Americans.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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